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Our Table – Peter H. Reynolds

This month I will be featuring books from one of my favorite authors – Peter H. Reynolds. I have shared many of his books in previous posts and have some new ones to share. The first is Our Table. The reader is given a glimpse of what results when one is tethered to a screen. […]

Little Oink – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Little Oink is another silly tale from Amy Krouse Roshenthal. It features Little Oink who is a very neat and tidy pig. His parents work hard to help Little Oink be a respectable pig who can make a really good mess.

Title: Little Oink Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Jen Corace, Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)

Release Date:

August 1, 2009



Bedtime for Mommy – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

What child wouldn’t delight at the thought of reversing roles and being in charge of bedtime for Mommy? This is a silly book that would make a great bedtime story. It is a delight.

Title: Bedtime for Mommy Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA Release Date: April 1, 2010 Pages: 32

Yes Day! – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

This month I am featuring a few books that are new to me from talented author Amy Krouse Rosenthal.

Yes Day! is a darling book that highlights a single day during the year where the answer to every request is yes. What child could not relate to wanting that kind of day in their own […]

Taste and See: All About God’s Goodness – Irene Sun

Taste and See: All About God’s Goodness highlights God’s provision in the form of food throughout the Bible. The illustrations in this book are absolutely beautiful – colorful and dramatic. Further support for continued discussion about God’s love is provided in the resource pages at the end of the book.

While this complimentary book was […]

God Rescues: Moses and the Exodus – Jared Kennedy

This beautiful beginner gospel storybook does an outstanding job of sharing that God always keeps his promises. This book is perfect for preschool aged children with easy to understand text and colorful illustrations. This one is a winner!

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given. […]

The Penderwicks: A Summer of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy – Jeanne Birdsall

With summer vacation quickly approaching, I wanted to revisit this favorite. It is an excellent summer read and the firstbook of a five book series. This review was originally posted on June 22, 2015.

The Penderwicks series was a delightful recent find during a library visit. This series which features the Penerwick sisters reminds […]

Can I Tell You a Secret? – Anna Kang

With summer vacation quickly approaching, I wanted to revisit this favorite. This review was originally posted on August 19, 2016.

Can I Tell You a Secret is a precious book that features a little frog with a big secret – He is scared of the water and cannot swim! This would be a problem […]

Mikey and the Dragons – Empowering Kids to Overcome Their Fears! – Jocko Willink

Mickey and the Dragons is a new favorite. This delightful tale is told in rhyming verse and tackles the importance of overcoming fears. It provides a powerful lesson for little ones as well as readers with more life experience. The illustrations truly enhance the text. This one is a winner!

Title: Mikey and the […]

Chloe and the Closet of Secrets: A Book about Lying – Ginger Hubbard and Al Roland

Using a biblical framework, Chloe and the Closet of Secrets tackles the topic of lying in a manner that children can really see and understand. Every time Chloe tells a lie a fluff appears. At first she is able to hide the fluffs in her closet, but soon the closet is reaching capacity. Further, Chloe […]